Project Manager, Performance Management Support Contract

Management Systems International, Pakistan

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
2nd July, 2018


Job Description

MSI, a Tetra Tech Company, is a Washington, DC metro area international development firm with a 35-year history of delivering development results across the world. Our core expertise is in the fields of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), institutional development, public sector management, governance and anti-corruption. MSI has implemented projects in 90 countries around the world such as Jordan, Kenya, Indonesia, Syria, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Colombia, and Mexico.  As one of the leading companies in our field, MSI has partnered with more than 80 organizations across all sectors of international development with clients ranging from large bilateral and multilateral donors such as USAID, the World Bank and the UNDP to national and local governments, NGOs, think tanks, foundations and universities.

Please note: U.S. work authorization is required for this position.

Project Summary:

In May 2015, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded a five-year contract to Management Systems International (MSI) to provide performance management support to USAID-sponsored development programs throughout Pakistan. The Performance Management Support Contract (PERFORM) serves as a centralized management support mechanism that provides services in (1) monitoring, (2) evaluation, (3) assessment, and (4) learning support. PERFORM provides data and information to help USAID/Pakistan project managers improve results through better implementation, design, and learning, enabling it to better target its programming and achieve its goals and objectives.

Position Summary:

The project manager is responsible for managing all contractual and logistical aspects of the project. S/he will report to the Director of Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide home office management support on a day to day basis in area of logistics and recruitment.
  • Handle recruitment, on-boarding and travel logistics for short-term consultants.
  • Issue employment agreements in collaboration with the MSI contracts team.
  • Provide logistical support to technical teams, including visa processing, pre-mobilization and deployment arrangements, in collaboration with MSI HO Travel team.
  • Prepare client approval documents, including international travel requests.
  • Process STTA timesheets, invoices, and expense reports.
  • Collaborate with the field office team on the ongoing activities related to the project recruitment, hiring, logistical support, security, and procurement.
  • Support the team in development of procedures, policies, recordkeeping, and duties as required and related to overall administration of the project, including procurement.
  • Coordinate other administrative, financial, and contractual parts of the project, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Three (3) years of relevant work experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree, with Master’s preferred.
  • Familiarity with FAR and USG regulations strongly preferred. Grants experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required.

Source:https://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc01/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=MSI&cws=51&rid=6298


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